Blountstown High School senior Hope Jerkins was all smiles last Wednesday as she signed a volleyball scholarship to play for the Gulf Coast Lady Commodores of Panama City.
“I’m excited,” says Hope, who plans to major in nursing. Gulf Coast Coach Kyle Peck says he was impressed with Hope after watching her at open tryouts in December and in open gym sessions held through February.
“She has a good head on her shoulders. She stayed calm and didn’t get frazzled,” he remarks, adding she is “very coachable.” Hope is pictured above with her parents, Roger and Donna, shown at left, and Coach Peck, far right.
Standing behind them are BHS Athletic Director Greg Jordan, Principal Debbie Williams, and BHS Volleyball Coach Tonya Durham. Congratulations, Hope!